The Dance Department here at The College at Brockport has two exciting workshops coming up in the month of September! Both of these workshops provide members of the community opportunities to engage in interdisciplinary experiences with dance. For dates, locations and registration details, check out the information below…
Also, don’t forget about The Duets Project, an adjudicated concert featuring faculty performers today Friday, September 6 at 4 and 7:30. Tickets are available online at fineartstix.brockport.edu
AFRO-CUBAN DRUM & DANCE WORKSHOP
Saturday, September 14, 2013
Register for FREE online: http://afrocubanatbrockport.weebly.com
The College at Brockport will be hosting its first Afro-Cuban Drum and Dance Workshop. Students and community members of all ages are welcome. Classes will focus on African traditions that were maintained and evolved on the island of Cuba. Experience a full day of Afro-Cuban intensive dance and percussion studies led by world-class artists from Toronto and the greater Rochester area. Study many of the rich Afro-Cuban traditions, including Yoruba, Arara, Carabali and Rumba – the national music and dance of Cuba. Dance classes are accompanied by live music. Drums are available for those that register in advance. All levels of musicians and dancers are welcome. Sign up to experience a full day of extraordinary Afro-Cuban music and dance.
This event is sponsored by the College at Brockport’s Diversity Committee, the Sankofa African Dance and Music Ensemble, the SUNY College at Brockport Departments of Dance, African & African-American Studies, Anthropology, Theater and Music, and Modern Languages and Cultures.
MATH DANCE WORKSHOP FOR EDUCATORS
Saturday, September 21st, 2013, 10:00 am
As Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Designated Teaching Artists and authors of a successful book on the subject of math and dance integration, Karl and Erik of the Dr. Schaffer and Mr. Stern Dance Ensemble will lead a participatory, accessible workshop that shows teachers how to integrate mathematics and dance into their classrooms and studios. Take advantage of this rare opportunity to learn from professional dancers/choreographers who draw from their backgrounds in math and science. Save the date for this exciting workshop so you can learn more about the “secret life of squares.” Professional teaching credit certificates for 5.5 contact hours will be made available to participants.
Registration: 9:30-1:00 pm
1st Workshop: 10:00 – Noon;
2nd Workshop: 1:00 – 3:00 pm
Can sign up for one or both workshop classes
Workshop fees include a box lunch—
Student rate: $5
(Checks or money orders should be made to Brockport Foundation)
To register for the Math Dance Workshop, click on the following link:
Math Dance Workshop
This event is sponsored by the College at Brockport’s Interdisciplinary Arts for Children Program, the Department of Dance and the New York State Dance Education Association.